|Illusion of Art - Phylum [BDR-001] - Illusion of Art|
Recorded in 2004, Illusion of Art's first album "Phylum" was originally self-released on CD-R in 25 copies. This recording is very rough. It was recorded with terrible equipment by plugging a four track into the back of the computer as a mixer and recorded completely with freeware. The vocals are sung in an asthmatic wheeze over distorted guitars, harpsichords, kotos, home organ percussion, Nintendos, hip-hop beats, and Mellotrons among others...
Keywords: psychedelic; rock; metal; abstract; avant garde; progressive
|Illusion of Art - Subordinate Collectivity [BDR-002] - Illusion of Art|
Recorded sporadically, not long after the completion of Phylum, Subordinate is the follow up to Phylum, though an EP as it is. "Spiral of Silence" opens the EP with a lengthy display of atmosphere. The recording is very lo-fi. The main body of the song is proceeded and concluded by the wisdom of Richard Nixon. "Minstrel of Dissolution" was planned to be recorded for Phylum but was never recorded. A few demos exist of this as well as an alternate version of what is on Subordinate Collectivity...
Keywords: yechidahdelia; progressive; rock; metal; jazz; avant-garde